And yet, Hockney is far from being a native son of the Golden Coast; rather, he hails from misty Yorkshire across the Atlantic.
News that a native son had been made pope swept through Argentina like the wind over Patagonia.
In Michigan, Romney is a native son as his father, George Romney, was a popular governor of the state in the 1960s.
The Irish village of Moneygall is preparing to welcome an American president whose ancestor was a native son.
It was a simple and appealing narrative worthy of comparison to the writings of Greensboro, N.C.'s native son, O. Henry.
He turned his eyes upon the native son and spoke in Spanish.
His pride and hopes for America are as intense as any native son's.
I remember saying once to a young man—just in passing and merely to make conversation: "Are you a native son?"
How could she symbolize the dead of Canadian wars when he, Adua, was a native son?
"So I think we can both safely consider ourselves top-hands when it comes to lying," the native son went on shamelessly.